For the next event instead of sending out traditional cards and wasting all of that time and money, try sending an electronic card. With e-cards you don’t have to worry about addressing envelopes or buying stamps. You can simply use one of the hundreds of sites that offers e-card services and create your own custom cards. These sites make it very easy to do and you can even upload your own photos if you like. Fill in the email addresses of everyone on your list and in minutes you can create and send invitations right to everyone’s inbox. It not only makes things easier on you but it makes things easier on them as well because their invitation comes right to their email account making it easy for them to immediately update their schedule.
Document each gift. Chances are you’ll be writing so many thank you notes throughout your engagement and post-wedding that it will be impossible to keep it all straight in your head. So to stay organized, keep separate guest lists for each wedding event (e.g. bridal shower, engagement party, wedding) and document what each guest gives you at the time you receive it.
Call your attorney and cut them out of the Will. Kidding! There is nothing that you can do other than speak to your brother or sister about the situation. ”X, you know that I love Janie and Lisa, but it bothers me that they never acknowledge the gifts that I send. My time and resources are not infinite and I put a lot of effort into remembering the girls on their birthdays and on holidays. It hurts me very much that they don’t think enough of me to say ’thank you’. They are fine young ladies and I know how hard you work at raising them properly.
Christening or baptism invitation cards are usually sent to godparents, friends and family. Regardless of denomination, in this special day the child is officially named. It gives everyone the opportunity to welcome the child into the Family, the Church, and the Community. The invitation includes the baby’s name, and the date, location and time of the christening. It may also state the place for the reception afterward.
There are many things that need to be organized and position in place such as the venue where the party is to be held, number of guests, variety of food to be prepared, themes for the party, lights and sounds, and the invitation cards.